After A Resolv Edit The Horror Story Start

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I have 2 servers hosted with SoftLayer, In 22 Jun, I had reboot my servers, one of them didn't start and then SL said that it's was a reslov problem and we fix it, after that day, I start seeing all my websites traffic start go down , I check Google Analytics and the visitors number is going down everyday, I open a ticket and say that to SL and i think it's was a DNS problem they tell me after a lot of replys that they fix it and i must wait for 72 hours that need for the dns to be updated worldwide, I didn't say that SL support is bad no they are very very helpful support and many thanks to them, but i wanna to listen to your opinions here about my problem, and from where it's?

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I have a very long 2-week 2-page horror story but I don't feel like typing it all out right now.

Basically, they deleted my account with no warning and now I need to transfer my domains away but I cannot because my domains are locked and I have no access to my account so I cant unlock them myself and they wont unlock them, no matter how many times I ask them. Does anyone here know a number I can call at 1&1 for somebody who knows what they're talking about and can actually help me? Or perhaps an email address? A web page?

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I've been with Hostnine for over a year now. Overall comment: service is good and support is OK but needs some work. HOWEVER, today I was threatened that my reseller account will be terminated in 72 hours. An unknown person, at the time, ddosed my website. I never even heard of the attacker until recently after the attack was made when other members from my community told me who he was. I run a gaming community, and the attacker apparently ddosed my website because I'm "stealing his players and reputation". Our community is bigger than his and perhaps he was a bit jealous, I'm not sure, but back on topic...

Hostnine claimed that "I am a danger to other clients and I'm putting them at risk".

This was their reason for shutting down my main account (the one that was ddosed). I contacted support via phone explaining the issue and I was inquiring why my account should be terminated over something I was completely innocent in and a victim of. They claimed it wasn't their decision to cancel the account and that is was strictly up to the abuse department. Text may sound louder than words, but all I said to the technician was it was "bs" (edited to bypass filter, sorry admins). I didn't say it in an angered voice nor was I yelling, cussing at, or being rude or insulting anyone. I said it in a calm voice and the next thing I hear is "You know what, you have a good day" and he hung up on me. Understandable I suppose, he took my words offensively even though I wasn't being rude about it.

Anyways, another technician replied to an open ticket I had open previously about the attack. He stated that I was completely rude and insulting the tech, and that they feel my entire reseller account should be terminated. They said they are here to give me support, not to be abused and insulted. I understand that, but I wasn't being insulting to the guy. The tech had no right to hang up on me, the other tech had no right to accuse me of "insulting and being rude to another tech", and he also had no right to completely remove my account for something so stupid. It seems they take everything offensively and just flip out over the slightest thing.

I can verify that as well. There was an earlier incident where a tech was being completely rude to me and he got fired because he randomly snapped at me. Anyways, putting aside the phone call, they completely misunderstood that I was the victim of a serious attack. They're basically taking it out on me for being a major risk to other clients and they're going to terminate my account, when what they should be doing is leaving me alone and pursuing the attacker. After all, I was the victim and the attacker was the one doing wrong.

I feel like I'm being punished for something I didn't do. What could I have done to prevent this? I tried explaining that to the host but they don't care -at all-. They have no sympathy and have been completely rude during the entire issue. And during the phone call, even if the tech did take offensively to what I said, that still doesn't give them a reason to completely terminate my account. My payments are usually always made on time, I'm patient when having issues, and I'm just an overall average good client, in my eyes.

So to sum it all up, I WOULD NOT recommend this host. If you're looking for good servers, go ahead and go with Hostnine. But the support can be terrible at times because some of the techs are really moody and have short tempers. And if you get ddosed by a random person, forget it, you might as well just think you did the attack yourself, because either way your account will be terminated because you'll become a risk to other clients.

Hostnine has A LOT of negative reviews. Some good too, but the majority of all reviews, I'd say, are negative. Search for yourself, there are dozens of topics on this forum about them.

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Does web hosting company The Planet have absolutely no respect or care for small business customers?

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After technical support had been unable to get our server up and running again Friday, we asked the tech staff if it would be a good idea to buy a new server instead, since our old server was getting old. They said this would be a very good idea.

So we talked to one of The Planet's sales staff on Saturday, and he promised we would have our server by the end of bussiness that day. Now, two days later, we still don't have our server.

And, worst off all, every time we contact The Planet support, we are promised things are getting solved and that they will get back to us, which never happens. We even left a message with one of the managers, and even he didn't bother to answer us back!

Can you imagine being out of business for THREE whole days (going on four), with nobody caring about your bussiness enough to even keep you updated on what's happening? Have we just been extremely unlucky or are there others out there with similar experiences?

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Dec 3, 2008

I started with on recommendation of a friend. At first they were good. Simple to use, had most of the features I wanted.

It was slow, especially the database, but I could live with that for the low price.
Then the horror began...

First, a hack attack that put trojan scripts into every index file in every site.

Servage refused to acknowledge this after I told them they were hacked. They refused to back up their system to an unhacked version. Instead they let the trojans continue on as if nothing happened.

If that isnt bad enough... they then changed the password on my account.

To which I tried to use the forgotten password feature to recover it. Only, that would not send the password to my email address.

Now, in order to contact Servage, you have to log in and submit a ticket. But I couldnt do that without my password. They rejected every email I sent based on this reasoning.

I finally got an email account that did not autoreject my email address.

So they sent me a new password.

Which did not work.

So I asked again.

They send the same bloody broken password back.

I asked again, for a new password.

No response.

Ask again, no response.

Ask again, no response.

Ask again, no response...

After months of this they decided I was not worth talking to anymore.

Oh... that was until my service expired. Then all of a sudden I was back in demand.

Daily emails saying my account is overdue. As if I was still using it. As if I was still ABLE to use it.

Eventually two of my domains that I purchased thru Servage are going to expire, and I have no way of getting them back, since they refuse to allow me to log in. They refuse to talk to me.

Many friends and business partners have given up on me, because of the problems with Servage. I had a dream contract to develop my Naiture project, ruined. All my emails with my potential client, blocked. @#$@#!$!#@$#!@$

Let me conclude this message by saying "Servage Sucks" so that all the search bots in the world can find it and lead people here.

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Some are all of these problems can be caused by
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You may be able to automaticly correct this problem by using the Add an A entry for your hostname ' under ' Dns Functions ' in your Web Host Manager.

Why does the actual server hostname need to resolve via dns?

I have confirmed that /etc/hosts looks good and I added an A record in my WHM for each domain. Do I need to configure the /etc/resolv.conf file too? Do I need to list my three domains and my server hostname(v8) and then my two primary DNS servers?

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